Home » Search in archive Search results for: “best selling jewish cookbook”

Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook

Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook

… Blau, Tzirrel Deitsch, Cherna Light

Publisher: Bloch

SPICE AND SPIRIT the complete kosher Jewish cookbook is a completely revised edition of that best selling book, containing more than 900 recipes, including traditional, natural, gourmet, and international cooking styles, all in a more convenient size with improved design, new illustrations, and a thorough index. The sections have been rewritten to appeal to both non-observant and committed Jews, and to provide clear, in depth …

| | Read More »

The New York Times Jewish Cookbook: More than 825 Traditional & Contemporary Recipes from Around the World

The New York Times Jewish Cookbook: More than 825 Traditional & Contemporary Recipes from Around the World

… St. Martin’s

From the food pages of The New York Times comes this authoritative, wide-ranging Jewish cookbook. With almost 800 well-tested recipes by Times food writers, this collection includes influences from Northern Africa, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. It is a collection to cook from as well as to celebrate the history, culture, culinary creativity, and enduring tradition of Jews around the world.

Mimi Sheraton, food critic and cookbook author, …

| | Read More »

The Jewish-Sicilian Cookbook

The Jewish-Sicilian Cookbook

… of the culinary traditions of the two very different sides of actress Pamela Hensley Vincent’s Jewish-American family and her husband Duke Vincent’s Italian-American background, The Jewish-Sicilian Cookbook recaptures, with charm, humor, and tasty and do-able recipes, the gastronomic nostalgia of two families that could be very much like any of our own.

The sixty-four recipes in this charmingly appointed cookbook range from quick salads to hearty stews and run the gamut from typically …

| | Read More »

Over 60 Jewish groups condemn boycott movement

Over 60 Jewish organizations worldwide have issued a statement condemning the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement on college campuses.

The statement was published in the “BDS Cookbook,” an extensive resource for students and professionals to combat BDS through positive programming initiatives and coordinated reactive responses.

The statement asserts that academic, cultural and …

| | Read More »

Is Mitch Albom Jewish?

Click to Enlarge

Yes, best selling author Mitch Albom is a Jew from New Jersey.

We heard him speak tonight at the Jewish Theological Seminary in NYC. He reprised  many vignettes from his book in what we have to say was more of an artistic performance by an outstanding talent than a lecture.

In the give-and-take after the lecture-performance, we told Albom that we use his book in our liturgy course at JTS to …

| | Read More »

Rabbi Ovadia: Selling homes to non-Jews prohibited

Click to Enlarge

Selling a house or land in Israel to anyone who is not Jewish is forbidden, Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef said during a Thursday morning halacha lesson.

The rabbi cited the halacha as saying that the property should be sold to a Jewish buyer, even if he offers a lesser amount for it.

Dozens of students, Shas leaders among them, attended the lesson in the rabbi’s Jerusalem home. …

| | Read More »

Finding a Judaica Store Selling Hanukkah Gift Items

Finding a Judaica Store Selling Hanukkah Gift Items

Click to Enlarge

Hanukkah is a time of gift-giving and those who want to stick to Jewish traditions choose to give Jewish items bought from Judaica stores. Looking for the perfect Jewish gift can be difficult especially if you do not have any idea where to buy one.

If you are new in a place get directions to the nearest Judaica store from your neighbors or your community’s rabbi.

You can also obtain directions from local Jewish newspapers or yellow pages.

One way to …

| | Read More »

Moadim Lesimcha: Explorations into the Jewish Holidays

Moadim Lesimcha: Explorations into the Jewish Holidays

… As Rabbi Aviner delves into the reasons for, and the intricate and multi-faceted nature of, each Jewish festival, he reveals the warmth and richness that lies at the heart of the ancient traditions. This inspiring collection will dramatically enhance our anticipation and appreciation of each holiday, and will deepen the love of Judaism, Israel and the festivals.

Rabbi Shlomo Aviner is the best-selling author of over 50 works, ranging from philosophy to Jewish Law. He is considered to be a …

| | Read More »

Jewish Holiday Cooking: A Food Lovers Treasury of Classics and Improvisations

Jewish Holiday Cooking: A Food Lovers Treasury of Classics and Improvisations

Jayne Cohen

Publisher: Wiley

In Jewish Holiday Cooking, Jayne Cohen shares a wide-ranging collection of traditional Jewish recipes, as well as inventive new creations and contemporary variations on the classic dishes. For home cooks, drawing from the rich traditions of Jewish history when cooking for the holidays can be a daunting task. Jewish Holiday Cooking comes to the rescue with recipes drawn from Jayne Cohen’s first …

| | Read More »

Joan Nathan’s Jewish Holiday Cookbook: Revised and Updated on the Occasion of the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Publication of the Jewish Holiday Kitchen

Joan Nathan

Publisher: Random House

The doyenne of Jewish-American cookery brings together the best of her classic The Jewish Holiday Kitchen and The Jewish Holiday Baker with innovative new recipes reflecting every cuisine of the Jewish tradition, all organized according to the holidays of the Jewish year. 35,000 first printing.

| | Read More »

Delights of the Jewish Kitchen: Cakes, Cookies & Pastries

… your family and friends. It’s not just in your imagination any more, thanks to this sensational cookbook. The author, a baker par excellence, imparts her tried-and-true recipes for a variety of baked goods that will enhance your Shabbos, Yom tov, and even everyday menus. From traditional favorites to elegant, eye-catching treats, this book is filled to the brim with scrumptious delights. With clear, easy-to-follow instructions, this volume is ideal – for both kitchen novice and …

| | Read More »

Essential Jewish Cookbook: A Celebration of a Rich and Diverse Cuisine

Judy Jackson

Publisher: Lorenz Books

Jewish cookery is a marvellous mosaic of dishes. In this new book, regional recipes have been adapted to conform to religious rules and new foods have been incorporated into traditional dishes.

| | Read More »

Secrets of a Jewish Baker: Recipes for 125 Breads From Around the World

Secrets of a Jewish Baker: Recipes for 125 Breads From Around the World

… Publisher: Ten Speed Press

For more than 20 years, George Greenstein owned and operated a Jewish bakery in Long Island. In this highly acclaimed cookbook, he reveals the unwritten tips that were passed down in his family through three generations of bakers. With a broad selection of basic breads, authentic New York-style staples, and ethnic favorites, SECRETS OF A JEWISH BAKER covers everything bakers need know to ensure a successful loaf every time.

| | Read More »

The Hadassah Jewish Holiday Cookbook: Traditional Recipes from the Contemporary Kosher Kitchens

… and others are addressed in this recipe collection from the celebrated cooks of Hadassah, the Jewish womens volunteer organization. Over 250 Jewish holiday recipes are offered and include varieties of nostalgic must-haves – from chicken soup to borscht, kreplach to kishka, Grandma’s honey cake to Israel’s sufganiyot – and twists on the basics – challahs (seeds or honey), latkes (carrot or potato), and harosets (from Surinam to Africa). Reminiscences by top Jewish chefs and 76 …

| | Read More »

Kosher By Design Entertains

Susie Fishbein

Publisher: Artscroll

Susie Fishbein has done it again! A new cookbook with all of the elegance and flair of the original best-selling Kosher by Design, with more magnificent photography, great ideas and Jewish hospitality!

Be inspired... let your imagination soar! Susie Fishbein reveals the secrets of successful hostesses. It’s more than food — more than decor — more than centerpieces!

From an outdoor picnic to a formal anniversary dinner, …

| | Read More »

Cooking Jewish: 532 Great Recipes from the Rabinowitz Family

Cooking Jewish: 532 Great Recipes from the Rabinowitz Family

… traditional matzoh balls and Judy’s contemporary version with shiitake mushrooms. Cooking Jewish gathers recipes from five generations of a food-obsessed family into a celebratory saga of cousins and kasha, Passover feasts � the holiday has its own chapter � and crossover dishes. And for all cooks who love to get together for coffee and a little something, dozens and dozens of desserts: pies, cakes, cookies, bars, and a multitude of cheesecakes; Rugelach and Hamantaschen, …

| | Read More »

The Food Processor Bible

Norene Gilletz

Publisher: Whitecap Books

You don’t have to be Jewish to discover the joy, not the “oy,” of processing! Whether you are a new reader or an old fan, you’ll love this completely updated, revised, expanded edition of my best-selling cookbook, The Pleasures of your Food Processor (now out of print).

With a new generation of cooks and a new generation of food processors, Gilletz felt that it was time to completely revise, update and expand …

| | Read More »

Everyday Cooking for the Jewish Home: More Than 350 Delectable Recipes

… Professionals comes a beautifully designed, accessible, and uniquely comprehensive guide to Jewish home cooking. Unlike many Jewish cookbooks that are limited to the traditional dishes of Eastern Europe, this cookbook gives readers a truly international sample of what the world of Jewish cooking has to offer.

Hardcover

ISBN:0060172959

| | Read More »

1,000 Jewish Recipes

1,000 Jewish Recipes

Faye Levy

Publisher: IDG Books Worldwide

A celebration of Jewish kosher cooking and tradition, this expert cookbook offers all the recipes and information any cook needs to celebrate Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and many other Jewish holidays.

Excerpted from 1,000 Jewish Recipes by Faye Levy. Copyright � 2000. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved

Recipes, p.88 Smoked Whitefish Spread Makes about 6 servings

In many homes smoked fish is a …

| | Read More »

Jewish Food: The World at Table

Matthew Goodman

Publisher: Harper Collins

For centuries Jewish communities around the world forged dynamic cuisines from ancient traditions combined with the bounties — and limitations — of their adopted homelands. In this important new collection, Matthew Goodman has assembled more than 170 recipes from twenty-nine countries, handed down through the generations and now preserved in this historic volume.

The heirloom offerings Goodman gathered …

| | Read More »

The New York Times Passover Cookbook

… table. Compiled from Times articles spanning almost fifty years, The New York Times Passover Cookbook represents Jewish cuisine from all over the world.

Available in hardcover

| | Read More »

Healthy Cooking for the Jewish Home: 200 Recipes for Eating Well on Holidays and Every Day

… meals. In this new collection of exciting recipes, acclaimed journalist, cooking teacher, and cookbook author Faye Levy presents a progressive, upbeat approach to nutritious kosher cuisine that highlights the pleasure of preparing and eating mouthwatering dishes that promote well-being.

Kosher foods are being used in more and more American homes, and their abundance and diversity is increasing at an impressive rate. From the traditional to the exotic, from extra-virgin olive oil to tasty …

| | Read More »

The Flying Camel: Essays on Identity by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage

… smiling face as he winds a rose around my ear…”

Many of us have stereotypes of what “Jewish” looks like—and for many of us that image is white and European. Yet, with the blossoming Jewish multiculturalism movement, led by the dynamic Loolwa Khazzoom, the myth of a “monolithic Jewish community” is about to be debunked. Focusing on the experiences of Jewish women of two rich and varied regions, The Flying Camel reveals the hidden worlds of Jewish women often …

| | Read More »

The Flying Camel: And Other Essays by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage

… (editor)

Publisher: Seal Press Feminist Publishing

Many of us have stereotypes of what “Jewish” looks like�and for many of us that image is white and European. Yet, with the blossoming Jewish multiculturalism movement, led by the dynamic Loolwa Khazzoom, the myth of a “monolithic Jewish community” is about to be debunked. Focusing on the experiences of Jewish women of two rich and varied regions, The Flying Camel reveals the hidden worlds of Jewish women often …

| | Read More »

Maimonides (Jewish Encounters)

Maimonides (Jewish Encounters)

… still inspires; and the enigmas of his character still fascinate.

Sherwin B. Nuland——best-selling author of How We Die——focuses his surgeon’s eye and writer’s pen on this greatest of rabbis, most intriguing of Jewish philosophers, and most honored of Jewish doctors. He gives us a portrait of Maimonides that makes his life, his times, and his thought accessible to the general reader as they have never been before.

| | Read More »

Only Jewish museum in Arab world

… of this cosmopolitan city holds a treasure trove few here know about: The Arab region’s only Jewish museum.

“Thanks to this visit, I found out there were Moroccan Jews in Fez, in Meknes and in other cities” in Morocco, Ahmed added. “I am happy to have learnt this.”

Read More: @ ynetnews.com

| | Read More »

Another Altered Photo in Jewish Newspaper

While everyone is talking about the altered photo with Hillary Clinton in the Haredi newspaper Der Zeitung, there have been other examples of these ultra-Orthodox newspapers editing photographs to suit their purpose.

TIME Magazine reported on a poorly doctored photo of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet from 2009 in the Israeli newspaper Yated Neeman . In the photo, two female …

| | Read More »

Zeek: Ecstatic Pentecostal Prayer Services Derive from the Jewish Siddur

… articles are so content-laden that they ought to be books.

Such is the case with, “How the Jewish Prayer Service Resembles Pentecostal Worship,” by Sharon Alexander in the Zeek e-zine. Alexander says a lot in the article starting from the premises:

…The most visible example of congregational ecstatic experience is presently found in Pentecostal, charismatic, evangelical, or gospel Christian churches. “Praise,” “worship,” and “glory;” most Jews would identify these …

| | Read More »

Remembering Jewish Chaplains

… chaplains that have died in subsequent wars.

However, between 1943-1974, there were thirteen Jewish chaplains that were killed while in service. But since they weren’t involved in World War I, nor were they Catholic or Protestant, they have been excluded from the memorial. Hopefully, until now.

Read More: @ myjewishlearning.com

| | Read More »

NAACP Should Apologize for its Anti-Jewish Shtick!

… likely hate that drives them to file complains and publish negative reports against the Orthodox Jewish/Hasidic Board members who have a majority on the nine-seat School District’s BOE.

Read More: @ yiddishnayes.com

| | Read More »